Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: New Rochelle, NY
Bikes: too many bikes from 1967 10s (5x2)Frejus to a Sumitomo Ti/Chorus aluminum 10s (10x2), plus one non-susp mtn bike I use as my commuter
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+1, you'll definitely lose the headset adjustment. Not because you removed the top cap which doesn't do anything once the stem is tight, but because you removed the stem.
It's a very straightforward job. search Adjusting threadless headsets and you'll find a number of free tutorials. Review a few until you think you have it then go ahead. BTW- the carbon fork doesn't really create issues, but if you have a carbon stem be c=vary careful tightening the clamp bolts, some are very prone to stripping.
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